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here's the current temperatures. 20s and 30s across the area. we will have more on the weekend forecast coming up in just a few minutes. a semi jackknifes on a major highway because of slippery road conditions... deputies responding to the accident on highway 218 just near the waverly exit
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kwwls olivia mancino was there she joins us live from the sheriffs department the roads are still a little slick because of the)flurries we had esrlier..fortunstel y heres a look at the semi.. jacknifed in the grassy median a crew was s orking to tow it out of there deputies on the scene told me the truck was very light didnt habe a lot of cargo in it so it lost control easily anyone else s hurt there is a bit of one of the southbound lanes blocked off as they try to that way weve got u covered, olivia mancino, kwwl news. ththnks olivia "we will defeat isis." that's what president obam says his last nenes conference of the year.
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he took some tough questions on terror and the spending bill president obama soundd defiant but hopeful. he defended his record so far.... trying to brush off the lame duck label for the rest president barack obama praised congress for passing a 1.1 trillion dollar budget deal that includes tax cuts. sot president obama: (no super) :07-:25 "i am not wild about everything in it. i am sure that is true middle class without ideologicalal provisions that would have weakened wall street reforms or rules on big polluters." passe avoids a government shutdown. sot: sen. mitch mcconnell, majority leader (r-k-kntucky) :29-:34 "i wanted to end those kind of rattling experiences the american people don't'tlike." on the fight aggnst terrorism. sot president obama: (no super) :36-:38 "we are going to defeat isis !" the president says his policies have stalled the growth of isis. sot president o oma: (no super) :42-:51
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"as we keep up the pressure our air campaign will continue after the deadly attack in san bernardino, mr.obama says he has adjusted security procedures based on what feeeral agents leerned. super) 1:00-1:12 "we are continuing to work at every evel to make re there is no slip between information shaping amongngagencies." the president says he won't fade away and plans to end his term pushing his longstanding goals. sot president obama: (no super) 1:18-1:22 in 2016 i am going totoleave it out all on the field. the president now leaves for a 16 day family vacation in his home state of hawaii. on the way he meets with the families of the victims in the san bernardino attack. live in washington.. edward lawrence, kwwl news. as far as the "omnibus budget bill" is concerned... iowa's senators do
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senator chuck grassley voted against the measure saying it's a threat to our national security... he says "there arr well- docucunted national security concerns and abuse of the program, and a bipartisan, bicameral agreement on reform. it should have been a no- brainer." senator joni ernst also opposes the one point eight trillion dollar package. she says "we must work together to cut spending and make the tough decisions that the american people elected congress to make." a man accused of killing his daughter makes a court appearance to try to block out statements he made to police. 62-year old robert stern of dubuque is charged with first degree murger. today -- stern walked into court with chains around his wrists and ankles. he allegedly admitted to police he killed his 27- year-old daughter, kimberly stern in their dubuque home on june 9 -- using three seperate guns to do it.
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stern's attorney's claim he did not intelligently waive his miranda rights when he admitted to the crime...because of his mental health. "was a form used in the process of informing mr. stern of his miranda rights?" "no." his attorney's want certain statements to be excluded from next months trial. that date is set for january twenty- sixth. police say a deadly hit and run investigation may come to a halt -- because potential suspects are peading home for the holidays. emma lee jacobs - from urbrbna was killed in a hit and run on monday morning just off the iowa state campus... the eighteen year old was crossing the street when she was hit by a car. ames police worry the killer and witnesses may be leaving campus for the holidays... making it difficult to identify a suspectpolice encourage those who know anything toocome forwardrd (jason tuttle/ames police commander) "there could be
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something that morning, but they may be a student, and so they're leaving town this week after they take their tests, and they may be going back to their communities, so we're trying to get the word out." a memorial has also been set up for emmalee near the intersection where she was hit. a visitation for emmalee is happening right now at center point united methodist church. her funeral is tomorrow. new at five... it's a rare procedure. according to the national heart lung and bloododinstitute -- lung transplants are so uncommon -- because of the small amount of donor organs available. kwwl's macleod hageman visits mercy hospital in oelwein -- where not one -- but two patients are recovering together. mac? since the eighties -- less than 130 iowans have undergone lung transplant procedures. thaa's why pam hhun and josh voshell's story is so significant. both patients underwent double- lung transplant procedures in
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iowa city-- nearly two months apart --,and nowthey're recoverqng together at mercy hospital in oelwein. "i can play with my grandkids, i like it's not even my own life, because it was so hectic, and now it's going so perfectly smooth with these new lungs." according to mercy hospital experts -- their group recovery not only benefits them -- but it inspires other patients. coming up at six -- i'll explain more abut their recoery -- and ho it affects othhs. 've got you covered -- macleod hageman -- kwwl news. according to wheaton franciscan healthcare -- pam was the 121st lung transplant recipient in the state -- and josh was the 123rd. coming up... iowa is giving out report cards... to the schools. how can you find out how your child's school stacks up.
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and... a traffic stop turns to a shootout -- after a deputy is here's a live look at the storm track 7 live doppler radar. storm track seven meteorologist kyle kiel has your full forecast next. "you're watching kwwl. we've got you covered. with ron steele, amanda goodman and --------- paris: there's a lot to do on a dairy farm. nobody's gonna do it for you. you have to get out there and do it yourself. bernie sanders is a well-known friend of family farms. bernie cannot be b/ught out by big money.
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--------- --------- "now your storm track 7 well as a `usting along grassy areas. these snow showers have createte slick spots o o the roaddys, so use caution as you head out this evening. threat tracker shows the snow ending early this evening. we will see ccaring skies later tonnght. that leadsds to mostly sunny skies on saturday, with a few more clouds heading into sunday, slight chae for rain showers in the afternoon. storm track 7 live doppler radar shows scattered snow showers continuing across te regigin. here
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is a closer look at where the moderate to heavier bands of snow are setting up. these continue off to the east and south east, and will begin to dissipate over the next hour or two. there will be light accumulations, but again, just enough to create slick spots on the roadways. use cautio as you head out. this is all part of a weak disturbance tracking through the rea, bringing windy conditions. behind that, we have clearing skies that will get in here as we head later into tonight.
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storm tra seven live eather network cameras across eastern iowa. you can see the light dusting of snow across the area. travel along the roadways looks fine, but remember some of the roads less traveled there could be more slick spots, so watch t for that. some areas have only had a few light flurries. many of you along and south of interstate 80 have had areas
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this afternoon. here are a look at the current wind speeds across the area. it's been windy at times with northwest wis from 10 to miles per hour.r. temperatures are in the see a decrease in snow showers overnight. tomorrow will be tracks through the area. our the area. winds will be sth 5 christmas look warmer than normal. coming up... report cards are out - for iowa's schools. how to find out how yyur child's school stacks up... then -- a traffic stop ends in a shootout -- but not before the you're watching kwwl. we've got you covered in maxfield, readlyn, tripoli and all of
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but in the last 7 7 ars drugs prices have doubled. hillary's going to take on the drug companies. require medicare to negotiate lower drug prices. let people buy their prescriptiononrugs from countries like nada at half the price. and cap monthly prescription costs for every american. the drug companies have been over charging long enough. it's time to fight back. i'm hillary clinton and i approve this message. report cards on their student's performance. now parents can also get a report card on the school's performance. kwwl's jessica hartman met with one area school that brought home an "a" on its report card. its called the iowa school
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pepeormance in areas like math & reading, graduation rates, and college preparedness. hudson high school scored in the top 13% of the state with a high- perfo^mance rating. the integration of technology into the classroo by teachers - - that's one of the big factors that. we knoo that computer;;the and students aren't just taking notes. with a 3d printer - - students are designing and printing their own projects. in this case students create theirwn wheel design for the fftest car. "acctually print out that model on a 3-d printer and see that it works and actually is the way thatthey designedit. those are powererul, powerful learning the other big factor in the school's high score - - teachers. specifically teachers mentoring teachers for more innovative education techniques. but the hudson commuuty isn't suppised by thee grade. "didn't surprise me at alll. i've know a couple of the teachers
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retired from here, and i know the quality of their work and their dedication to the students." hudson isn't the only high rating school in eastern iowa. you can see where your school ranks by heading to the kwwl website - - where ww have a link to the we've got you covered live in the newsroom...jessica hartman kwwl news. other top scoring high schools in our area include denver, waverly, and decorah. still to come on the k-w-w-l news at five... find out how star wars fans are taking their love of the franchise to the next level. and... who's joining the man hunt to find the affluenza teen, sentenced to probation after killing four in a drunk driving ---------
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from the position. martin shkreli resigned from turing pharmaceuticals earlier today.
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his resignation comes after he's arrested - accused of illegally taking stock from a firm he started to pay off ther debts. earlier this year he sparked national outrage by increasing the price of a life saving drug by five thousand percent earlier this year. the fbi and u-s marshals are now looking for a teen on the run... ethan couch - aka the affluenza teen... cou killed four pepeple in a drunk driving crash in 2013 - his defense argued he suffered from "affluenza" and he was given probation. couch's probation officer hasn't been able to keep in touch with him -- and investigators think he and his mother fled the country. a deputy gets caught up in a shoot-out, after he's punchedn the face during a traffic stop. here's the dash cam out of florida -- you see the officer try a ad stop the man who was
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when the deputy tries to frisk his suspect,,he man puts h hs hands on the hood -- turns around and sucker punches the deputy right in the face -- you see him grab a gun both men were shot - and both are in stable condition. pope francis is signing off on the miracleeneeded to maae mother teresa a saint. it gives the nun, who cared for the poorest of the poor, one of the catholic church's highest konors just two decades after her dedeth. jussa year after hehe death, pope john paul fast- tracked her for beatification, the last step to sainthood. calcutta will become a saint. 57 million dollars in the first night... no surprise here - star wars the force awakens is proving to be a big money maker.
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two big fans in minnesota... who are such big star wars fans, they decided to get married at a movie theater before tey went to the movie premierr but meeand jason areet the only ones taking their love for the franchise to the next level... a couple in massachussets had a son just a few hours before the movie ebuted - and they named the little guy ryker "jedi" he was born yesterday morning. may the force be with that little fella. here's a live llok at the cedar rapids skycam. storm track seven meteorologist kyle kiel has a final look at your weather next. we'll be right back
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storm track seven meteorologist kyle kiel has a final look at your forecast. here's the storm track 7 day forecast. we have warming
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will keep those warmer temperatures through the work week. w inter starts on monday night. christmas even and christmas look warmer than normal. thanks for watching the kwwl news at five. "nbc" nightly news" is next. breaking news tonight. a party war erupting. bernie sanders,
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